Raksha Bandhan 2012 Date Raksha Bandhan Festival:

Raksha Bandhan 2012 Date Raksha Bandhan Festival:  

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The thread of duty and affection

Indian culture is very liberal. It is the amalgamation of many culturesevery dayinit. People celebrate one or the other festival in this country. Rakshabandhan is one of such main festivals.It is celebrated on the full moon day in the month of Shravan. This festival signifies love and affection of sister towards her brother and brother's sense of duty towards his sister.

On this day, sisters put a sacredtilak on the forehead of their brothers and tie a raksha sutra on his wrist with arti and good wishes for long life. Brothers also make promises of their instant help in the time of crisis and offer gifts to their sisters. Touched by the sanitity of this festival. Rani Karnavati, the queen of Chittour had sent a rakhi to the Mughal emperor Humanyu and hadmade an appeal for his help.

Rakshabandhan Muhurat | Importance of RakshaBandhan

On  2 August 2012, the time of noon will be the auspicious time for Rakshabandhan. This auspicious time will begin at 12.07 hrs and will continue upto 13.50 hrs. There will be Bhadrakal up to 12.07 hrs . Therefore, Rakhi will be tied only when the Bhadra period is over.

In Nothern India, particularly in Pujnab, Delhi, Haryana etc. the auspicious festival of Rakhi is observed in the morning itself. Therefore if any person wants to celebrate Rakhee during the Bhadra period, the period of bhadramukh should be left and the period of Bhadrapuchh, should be considered to tie a rakshabandhan. According to shastras, any work done in the BhadraPuchh period gives success and victory. But these moments should be availed for the auspicious things only in very special circumstances.

Importance of RakshaBandhan

This festival reminds the brothers of their strength. At the time of Kargil war, several women of this country had sent Rakhis to the soldiers on the war front with their good wishes. This festival is also a symbol of Sarva Dharma sambhav (equality of all religions). All the sisters of this country belonging different religions tie raksha sutra on the hands of the president and prime minister of the country and other brotherly friends. Even those brothers who do not have any sister of their own, get a rakhi tied by 'Dharam' sister with great love and affection.

Today, we see the modern form of rakhi in the shape of friendship band. Tying of such a band means sisterly and brotherly relations with one another and maintaining the sanctity of these relations.

History of Raksha Bandhan in India

History witnessed the time when Dushashan was taking off the clothes of Draupadi in the crowded sabhaassembly. Draupadi had called Krishna for help and Krishna too had rushed to the spot without a shoeon his feet and had taken care of her dignity. Krishna and Draupadihad relation that of a friend but

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